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STAR BATTLE 

Instructions for use 



SETTING UP 

Read all instructions carefully — Check you have followed the 
correct procedure for setting up the VIC and inserting this cartridge. 

Once you hove plugged in this cartridge ond turned on the 
VIC you may find the picture is offset 10 the left of your TV screen. 

To centre the picture use the WSt *ey. Each time you press 
this key the image will move across the screen to the right. Keep 
pressing this key unti I you are satisfied the image is centred within 
your screen. 

OBJECTIVE 

An alien attock force is trying to invade yourstar system. Your 
objective is to defend your star ship from the invaders by using your 
loser cannon. The game is- over when all three star ships at your 
disposal have been destroyed. 

HOW TO START THE GAME 



Pressing the W function key allows for one person 
to play. If two players wish to play then press function key 



. This key allows the two players to play their gome 
alternately. Both function keys are located at the extreme right hand 
side of the keyboard. Don't forget to turn up the volume on your TV set. 

HOW TO MANOEUVRE THE STAR SHIP AND LASER 

To move across the screen from left to right ond also to fire the 
star ship laser gun, simply press the following keys. 



moves star ship left 
moves star ship right 
fires star ship laser. 



If you have o Commodore joystick, this can also be used to 
manoeuvre and fire the star ship loser. 

HOW TO SCORE POINTS 

Every time an alien space ship is destroyed, points are scored. 
If alien space ships are destroyed while in the convoy position the 
points scored are as follows: — 



* 



RED 
PINK 
BLUE 



60 points 
30 points 
40 points 
30 points 



If alien space craft are destroyed while peeling off from 
formation, to dive bomb your star ship, the points scored are doubled. 
The alien mother ships, coloured yel low, and situated at the top of the 
screen are worth from 150-800 points if destroyed while breaking 
away from formation. The actual score is shown at the point, where 
the mother ship was destroyed. Don't forget to avoid both the bombs 
and attacking alien space craft, as they will destroy yourstar ships. 

In the event of you scoring 5,000 points or more you ore 
awarded a bonus star ship. 

Each time you successfully clear the screen of alien invaders 
the level of difficulty increases as shown by the play level at the bottom 
of the screen. The higher your score the more difficult the game 
becomes.